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Green Party leader Eamon Ryan speaks to the crowd outside Leinster House during a demonstration demanding action to tackle climate change. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Climate change is “a challenge unlike any other” facing the world because it is happening much quicker than anticipated, a protest rally outside Leins(...)

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith: knew what Leo was going to say even before he stopped himself saying it. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

We had forgotten about Leo being lost for words until Bríd Smith reminded us during Leaders’ Questions on Wednesday. The People Before Profit TD brou(...)

Green bin for recycling household domestic waste material in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Calls for the State to take back control of household waste collection have been made following publication of a major review of the sector commission(...)

Misogyny towards single mothers is ‘not diminishing fast enough’, Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has said.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Misogyny towards single mothers is “not diminishing fast enough”, Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has said. The Minister was respondin(...)

Glebe House occupiers draped a banner from two upstairs windows saying, “Raise the Roof 2.30pm, October 3rd” in reference to a housing protest outside Dáil Éireann at that time. Photograph: Kathleen Harris/The Irish Times

Housing activists in Dublin occupied a large, vacant house in the south of the city on Saturday. The landmark building, Glebe House in Crumlin Villag(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris has rejected claims by People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith that outsourcing was the central issue of the CervicalCheck controversy.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The outsourcing of smear tests “is not at the heart” of the CervicalCheck cancer screening controversy, Minister for Health Simon Harris has insisted.(...)

Designs for a new Garda HQ on Military Road near Heuston Station, Dublin. Source: OPW

Serious concerns were raised by Dublin City Council over plans for a new €80 million Garda command and control centre near Heuston Station and the Iri(...)

Minister for Housing  Eoghan Murphy and Minister of State Catherine Byrne at the announcement  of the  redevelopment of local authority  lands at Inchicore, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Fine Gael ministers Eoghan Murphy and Catherine Byrne have publicly clashed over plans for the State’s first “cost-rental” housing estate in the Dubli(...)

An overhaul of the Dublin Bus network was outlined earlier in July. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Major commuter bus services from Swords, Balbriggan and Dunboyne will be significantly worse off under a €2 billion plan to reform Dublin’s bus routes(...)

Burning issue: an oil rig operating for Providence Resources in Barryroe, off Co Cork. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke/Providence Resources/PA Wire

There was much talk in Dáil Éireann this week of divestment from public funds invested in fossil fuels and of banning oil and gas exploration, as poli(...)

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